“Rub Your T*tties If You Love Big Poppa!”

07.21.08 9 years ago 27 Comments

The feds ruled today that the nip slip & the teat seen around the world won’t cost CBS a dime.

A federal appeals court today (July 21) threw out a $550,000 indecency fine against CBS Corp. for the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show that ended with Janet Jackson’s breast-baring “wardrobe malfunction.”

“Like any agency, the FCC may change its policies without judicial second-guessing,” the court said. “But it cannot change a well-established course of action without supplying notice of and a reasoned explanation for its policy departure.”

Exposed for a 9/16 of a second and the FCC’s going rate of $977,777.78 per-second rate, that was shaping up to be an expensive areola for the network.

Court Tosses FCC ‘Wardrobe Malfunction’ Fine [Billboard]

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